Definition of munchkin
: a person who is notably small and often endearing
Examples of munchkin in a Sentence
“What's wrong, munchkin?” she asked the toddler.
Origin and Etymology of munchkin
the Munchkins, diminutive creatures in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum
First Known Use: 1972
MUNCHKIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of munchkin for English Language Learners
: a child or small person
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